Doping

Banning protests at the Olympics ignores the games’ history

It is the year of the Tokyo Olympics, and the International Olympic Committee was quickly out of the blocks with new guidelines regarding athlete...

Salazar ban  threatens Nike’s image

The clothing company has backed a number of athletes after various allegations and convictions

How your favourite world records are but a sham

The Academy Award-winning Icarus takes you through the shocking rules for cheating the system

Froome rides under a cloud

The four-time Tour de France winner was given a warm welcome in Spain despite doping claims

Tennis star Sharapova banned for two years for doping

The International Tennis Federation banned the tennis champion for two years after she tested positive for banned drug meldonium earlier this year.

Doping always about greed and politics

The latest revelation of Russian doping won't be the last. National self-interest and corruption have blighted sport since the professional era began.

Doping: Russia is definitely not alone

Calls for an independent global drug-testing agency are growing as it becomes clear many nations' procedures fall well below expected standards.

Lebogang Phalula: I’m back and running clean

Determined to put her doping ordeal behind her, long-distance runner Lebogang Phalula has returned to running - with a spate of good results.

Key witness goes public with A-Rod’s doping programme

In a TV interview, a witness in a case against Alex Rodriguez has spoken out against the baseball player's use of banned drugs such as testosterone.

British newspaper ‘happy’ with Lance Armstrong settlement

A UK newspaper says it had settled with Lance Armstrong after it was made to pay damages over a report which suggested he had used banned substances.

Doping: Gay has had multiple positives

Sprinter Tyson Gay failed more than one drug test this year, recording one of his positives at the US championships in June.

I’m a clean athlete, says Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt has insisted he is "clean" and that fans could trust him despite recent failed drugs test by sprint rivals Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay.

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Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

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The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

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TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs